Liberal actress and MeToo activist Rose McGowan has endorsed Republican candidate for California governor, Larry Elder as he challenges Democrat California Governor Gavin Newsom in the state’s recall election.
Most Hollywood celebrities are backing Newsom however others like Clint Eastwood, Chuck Norris and now McGowan are backing Elder.
During her speech at the Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on Sunday, McGowan said she “finally came to a point” where she realized she was not a Democrat.
“Everyone who has harassed, stalked, and stolen from me in my time in Hollywood has been a Democrat,” she said. “This is not a country or a state for everyone. This is a country for the few.”
McGowan, who historically has been a Democrat, surprised the crowd by revealing how she would used to listen to Elder’s radio show.
“I used to listen to Larry Elder after I’d drive home from the set. Sometimes I’d even pull over and use a fake name, usually Tracy, to call in. And from him, I learned about the corruption of the teachers union in this state.”
She then called Democrats “cult leaders” who “keep you in fear, they keep you in doubt.”
The actress then asked the crowd: “Why not change? Why not go big? Why not put a stake in the heart of evil? Because that’s what this really is. This is good and this is evil.”
McGowan went on to formally endorse Elder for Governor, noting that although she doesn’t agree with him on every issue, “he’s the better man and the better candidate.”
“My money’s on Elder,” she concluded, “I really appreciate anybody watching or reading this to think differently. To be brave. Do something that’s weird. Like maybe voting Republican, even though it will feel strange.”
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During her appearance, McGowan also reiterated claims she made on podcast host Dave Rubin’s show last week that Newsom’s wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, called her before a 2017 New York Times report on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s abuse scandal, offering McGowan a bribe to if she would help suppress the story.
Siebel Newsom denied the accusation in a statement to Insider, saying, “It’s disappointing but not surprising to see political opponents launch these false attacks just days before the election. Their limited correspondence has been strictly as fellow survivors of sexual assault and in Jennifer’s former capacity leading the Representation Project, an organization that fights limiting gender stereotypes and norms.”
Elder told Fox LA he’s not certain McGowan’s claims are true but said that McGowan has produced emails from Newsom’s wife which establish that the two did have some correspondence.
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